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THE SPRINGFIELD NEWS
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SPRINGFIELD, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, NOV. 22, 1917.
VOL. XVI. NO. 78,
GAMPAIGN FOR ARMY
y.i. c a.
Chnirmnn R. L. Kirk nncl Com-
mittoos Finish Canvass of
$1000 IS AMOUNT PLEDGED
Contributions Come from Many Peo
pie As Is Shown by
Tho tinny V. M. C. A. canvass Is
now cIohoiI fur Springfield and vlclu
Ity mid tlio totul rucolpta approximate
11000 Hvory dollar subscribed goes
(u thu Itttornntloual Y, M. C. A., noth
ing having boon pledged for the work
at thu county neat.
Chairman II. L. Kirk and commit
tees who inudo a Iiouho to house can
vohh completed tho work of soliciting
thin morning and ara now t'ngagod
In totaling up tho lists of contrlbu
Hons. In addition to tho names published
In Connor Iiibuch of tho .Sown, tho fol
lowing In tlio complete list of con
tributors. Additional V. M. C. A. War Fund
subscribers from Springfield and vi
cinity: Mr. and Mm. C. L. Scott, W.
T. McCulloch, Carl Olson, I). S. IleulB,
K A. Fogies, O. I). Vulllor, Mrs. F.
H. Aloxandor, Kthol JohnHon, Mm.
Jennie Smith, Sarah A. Howoll, Mrs.
Frank 13. Pnrrlsh, LoiiIb Stewart.
Mario A. Nlmmo, Marlon Itlchmond,
Hmory Itlchmond, Hazel Scott, J, S.
McKay, W. A. Mclloe. Win. Donald
son, L, C. Muck. II. T. Shea. Allco M.
Seavoy, Mrn Clarence Parker, Mrs.
Muco. C. I. Gorrlo, Mrs. FdwnrdB,
Clyde Knovur, MrH. A. Newman, Mr.
A. Trlplutt, MrH. Alec StovenB, Mrs.
J. It. StovoiiH, It. P. MortoriBcn, Alma
L. SlKiior, C. B. Whcaton, Waller
Mountjoy, It. II. Parker, D. W. Hoof,
O. II. KoHHuy, C. A. SwarlB, J. J.
Browning, Springfield Creamory, L.
K. Thompaon, It. C. Howard, John
Kotols, 13. V. Snoud, O. D. Motcalf, W.
II. Pollnrd, It. W. Smith, A. L. In
KallB, Ceo. Sottle, Mm. Mario Cox, J.
J. Bryan, John Cruzan, Mrs. A. Ilobl
dou, Mth. HduHHo Cox, Mrfl. M. M.
Poory, Mrs. Ed. Perkins, Mrs. Har
riot 8towart, M. V. Endlcott, H.
Whltnoy. W. C. nobhan, F. A. Depuo,
Mrs. Thorn as SlkoB, Mrs. Morotock,
Mrs. Quthrlo, Mrs. Silver, Mrs. Geo,
Catching, Mrs. M. IlroBBlor, Mrs. M.
Noblo, Lorotta Slmonson, Ii. II.
Coglll, N. W. Emory, S. A. Danford,
CurtlB Haydon, Mrs. Rychrfrd, Mrs.
Jeanotto Richardson, Harriot Vilas,
N. L. Holtorbrand, Dan Goro, N.
Rowo, E .It. Fry, Mr. and Mrs. Z. T.
Collins, Silas Clark, Mrs. ' Forest
Fritts, Miss Mabel Frltts, Mrs. Pearl
Inmnn, Mrs. C. E. Wolvorton, Mrs.
V. H. Collins, Floy Collins, Miranda
Wlglo, Wolby Stevens, M. C. Piatt,
Mrs. Motta Sneod, Mr. and Mrs. E.
E. Loo, Goo. Darnes, Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Hlnson, Mrs. A. Nystrom, Mrs.
M. M. Male, John Edwards, Chas. H.
Elliott, Ethel Conloy, Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Doylo, Mrs. H. Burghor, Mr. and
Mrs. A. Saul, Mr. and Mrs. I. W.
nakor, Mrs. E. S. Collins, Mrs.
Emilia Smith, Mrs. O. W. Carson,
Mrs. I. D. Spong, A. Roovos, A. E.
Sonsonoy, Mrs. E. C. Holterbrand,
Mrs. Annlo Knox, J. F. Powors, D. E.,
I.ansbory, Mrs. II. F. Wilson, H.
Lewis, Win. Lansbory, Anna Thomp
eon, T. H. McCompBoy, MrJ. F. A,
Lano, C. D. Shouts, Mrs. Nlco Don
aldson, W. C. Dalloy, Mrs. A. Copon
haver, Qonovlovo Copenhaver, Dobs
Palmor, Amlo Young, Graco Walkor,
W. V. Hutchinson, J. H. Cox, Virgo
L. Andorson, Francos Dartlott, Ollvo
Smith, Lacy Coponhavor, N. A.
nakor, S, S. Pottor, M. L. Bartlotto.
C. LyonB, Mrs. M. T, Cyr, Mrs. H,
C, Page, M. N. Thompson, Lorah and
Lorah, It. F. Sdwpll, W, A. Hall, Mr.
and Mrs. J, C. jnm, ,,9,E. Swnrts,
D. A Washburno,' L P, Ln'rlmor, M.,
A, Promlor, Ronald Roberts, H. M.
Paul B. Dlmm Is Qlven Medal for
Mexican Border Services
Paul I). Dlmm of Portland, non of
Mr. and JMrit. J, C, Dlmm or thin city,
han boon notified through tho Adju
tant Gotioral'H office that hu In ontltlod
to a inodnl for bin nervlca In con
nection with thu Moxlcnn bordor cam
paign of a year ngo.
The order roads iih follows:
"You nro advised that In recogni
tion of thu HurvlceH of Its citizen sol
diery In connection with thu recent
Mexican Dordcr Campaign tho Statu
of Oregon Iiiib, through IcglHlutlvo en
actment, provided for the presenta
tion of a medal to all members of tho
National Guard of this State who
served during that period. From Ui
records at these headquarters your
mtmo uppoani among thoHo entitled
to tho recognition thus extended. Th
inmlul referred to will, accordingly
1)0 mailed to you upon return of till
communication, together with the datu
called for below."
8lgned. "JOHN M. WILLIAMS
Llout. Colonel. O. N. G Retired, Act
Ing Adjutant Genoral."
Will 8end Apples to Soldiers
Thu students of thu local high
Bchool havo flllod two boxes of apples
which will bo shipped to the Spring
fluid boys at Fort Stevens for
Boys Aro Well Provided for in
Food and Clothing; Appre
ciate Gifts from Home.
In a letter to Mrs. J. C. Dlmm
Klmor M, FuniBot, n Springfield
(jpldlor, stationed at Camp Lewis,' ex
proves his appreciation for the kind
treatment of thu folks nt homo.
Comp LowIb, Nov. 19. My dear
.Mrs. Dlmm: I want to thank
you, ns chairman of tho committee of
ladles, for your thotfulnesB In Bond
ing that handy hag and kit to me and
the other boys In Bcrvlco. It Is not
only a useful nrticlo to us, but shows
that tho boys aro not forgotten.
know wo appreciate tho deed, not
tho mugnltudo of n gift. It Is tho
thottulncBB of friends nt home
that makes tho soldier's llfo much
enBlor. Our "Uncle" tukea pretty
goodNcare of us In thu lino of good
clothing, good substantial food,
mod leal caio and training, but. our
lady frleudB nt homo provide us with
the little touches we would other
wise go without. ,
Tho Springfield boys In this com
pany aro all woll and congenially to
catod togothor. Tho ontiro company
gets along well.
With many thanks to the splendid
ladloB of Sprlngflold for tho bags.
am very truly yours,
ELMER M. FURUSET.
Hand Is Mashed by Lumber Truck
Earl Baldwin, of Eugeno, had his
hand badly crushed Tuesday when
tho 'rear wheel of tho large Booth
Kelly lumber truck which hauls lum
bor from tho Sprlngflold mill to Eu
gene ran ovor his hand as ho was
bracing the whool with a block of
wood, to keop It from rolling. Tho
truck Is drlvon by Ollvor Johnson.
Ship Timbers by Express
Tho nootb-Kolly Lumber company
on Tuesday shipped by oxpross five
heavy tluibors, each 30 foot long and
six Inchos In diamotor, to the Redding
Iron Works at Redding, California.
Tho tlmbors woro mado for a rUBh
ordor and wero therefore shipped by
express instoad of by freight.
Stewart, Orlo Nettloton, Uresslor and
Son, E. E. Morrison, Cox & Cox,
Springfield Garago, Hill's Storo, C. F.
Egglman, Allco Koater, Mabol Duryoo,
E. G. Sutton, Sarah A. Howell, R. L.
Kirk, J. E. Richmond, H, E. Walkor,
Vera Nelson, T. E. Proctor, Mr, and
Mrs. JL h. Chase, Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Chaso, Gilbert Miller, Stolla Pougra,
Will Dodd, Edgar Soronson, Truman
Chaso, Claronco McCllntlc, Harold
Chase, Mrs. Will Dodd, Mr. and Mrs.
F. I), ChaBo, Loroy McCllntlc, Mr. and
Mrs.MoEIhanoy, C. C. Kollogs, M. W.
Weber, Oswald Olson.
t'onviilehct'iit llrillBh soldier quartered in Egypt spend much of their
.ie wwlng for the destitute Syrians of Palestine, under the InMructlon of
(imeu of the English V. A. D. A group Is shown In tho courtyard of the old
Springfield Feed Company's
Delivery Truck Backs on
Track and Is Struck by Car '
Tuesday afternoon as tho 1 o'clock
trolly car was coming up Main street local buyers, is very poor. The de
It ran Into tho delivery truck of tho cllno is attributed to the car shortage
Springfield Feed company but little , and the fact that the" potatoes are not
damage was done to cither the truck
or car. Superintendent Shoemaker,
of tho P. E. & E. trolly service, was
In Sprlngflold yesterday mnklng in-
vcstlgntioiw concerning tho accident,
unittaaaauient, .happened .in front of.tSVMorrl60i, ono of- tho-locaLdealers,
tho Sprlngflold Feed company's ware-
Iioubo on Main street when the driv- toes not keeping is tho weather Con
or, Delbert McDee, started to back dltlons.
the truck which was loaded with
feed, nway from tho warehouse and
on to the car track. The motorinan
on tho trolley car gavo a warning but
young McBeo did not seem to notice
nn.i .rncKcu u.e irucK on to tne tracK
, ..u..t u, u.o uaianiiK
trolley car. Tho fender of tho trolley
w.. u,.i uul U4 B..u,,u ui.u iiuio
oiner uamage wns done except mo
one end of tho cross brace support
ing tho body of tho truck was broken.
Real Estate Transfers
FrnBior Real Estato Holding &
Loan company to Welby Stevens
24.13 acres township 7, south rango
Professor Harthah de Fell, of
the University of Oregon,
Gives Illustrated Lecture
Tho Methodist Brotherhood met
Monday night in the basement of the
church. A supper was served by
the Ladles Aid socloty.
After tho banquet tho members Hs-j
tonorY to an Illustrated In. 'turn liv I
Professor Harthan da Fell, of tholnd 8tackoB up nnd when part,a"y
University of Oregon, on "Life In Mex-
lco and South America." Professor 1
de Fell emphasized the fact that there 8,,,pped t0 the nrmy camps- Thoy
aro more countries In the world speak paed. ,n cni0B ot 260 cach and
Ing the Spanish language than any,'8 work !a dono by tho women em-
of tlio other languages. When this
war is oover said Professor de Fell
tho United States will havo practical
ly all of tho forolgn trade ot South
America. Every country in South
Amorlca, with tho exception ot Brazil,
spoaks tho Spanish language.
Professor de Fell llvod for a num-
bor of yoars In South Amorlca and Is
well acquainted with tho customs of
that country. Ho also spoke ot the
rosourcoB ot South America and told
ot the superstition ot tho people.
Artisans Have Oyster Supper
Tho members of tho Artisan, lodge
entertained their families nnd friends
nt the W. O. W, hall last ovonlng. Ah
oxcellont program was , rendored and
un oyster supper was -served. ;
SEW FOR SYRIANS
WARKET FOR SPUDS
Decline Is Attributed to Car
Shortage' and Failure of
Potatoes to Keep
The potato market, as reported by
In fact, motit buyers are not buying
at the present time, planning to dls-
pose of the entire lot which they have
on hand before Investing further. E.
belioves that the reason for the pota-
Gore and nowe who are buyJng Jn
,hIa trrJtory for ManCis Bros., of
Salem ,lavo recelved wonl frora that
company to tho effect that they have
shipped 7 cars Qt potatoes t0 Callfor.
nIa for whlch u,ey can fnd no market
Gore nnd Rowo now ,mv . .......
hoU8C8 fu whch ,hey were corapelled
t0 8tore on account of beng unablo ,
t0 oota cars
From November 10 to 17 E. E. Mor
rison shipped 28 cars. Mr. Morrison
the Red Cross from out of town peo
ern Pacific railroad leading to his
warehouse at tho corner of Third and
Main streets which will make it easier
for him to load his cars.
Tent Pins Are
Thirty Hands Including Six
Women Are Working on
The Springfield planing mill Is
working on a government order of
1,000,000 tent pins and is at the pres
ent time employing 30 hands, six of
whom are women. Tho pins are
made of Oregon hard wood, cut green
" ' fwu u, bCU.
quartermaster's department and
Last week one carload was shipped
out and nnothor car will be shipped
as soon as tho
inspection is com
4 Former Girl Is Married
Mrs. Will Clark received tho an-
nouncomont of tho marrlago of her
nloco, Miss Reno Dicker, to Lloyd
Rowlandor, on October 31. Mrs.
Rowlander is a daughter of Mrs.
Roso Dicker, formerly of Sprlngflold,
but now of Winn, Michigan.
M, W. A. Hold Meeting
Tho Modern ' Woodmen of Amorlca
held tholr regular mooting Tuesday
evening. Three applications for mem-
borahlp woro filed.
DITCH STOPS OVERFLOW
8urplus Water Will Be Carried Into
Tho work of building a ditch from
tho Cluver place near Springfield to
tho McKenzle river, for the purpose
of draining tho water which over
flows that country every winter has
Several weeks ago tho farmers in
that section agreed to donate $250
toward tho excavation of such a wa
terway if tho county would donate a
similar sum. Tho county agreed to
furnish the required amount and
work was done under the direction
of J. R. McKy, county road superln
ARRESTED AS SLACKER
Ed. Barnes, of Eugene Could
Present Registration Card.
Ed. Barnes, of Eugene, was ar
rested in Springfield yesterday after
noon, charged with being a "slacker."
u. a. juiKins, deputy sheriff, ap
proached Barnes on the street and
asked to see his draft registration
card. Not being able to produce the
card he was forced to return to Eu
gene with the officer.
Mr. Barnes is well-known In
Springfield, playing the trap drum at
the Friday night dances, which are
conducted by Mrs. Gladys Zang and
Mr. Barnes, both of Eugene.
Eugene Chapter Is Appealing
for Donations of Vegetables,
Fruit and Cooked Foods.
In response to tho many proposals
received by the Eugene chapter of
The committee solicits donations
pie who desire to make contributions
of vegetables, poultry, canned fruit.
Jolly and cooked articles, instead of
cash, it has been decided to hold a
market at Eugene for two or three
days preceeding Thanksgiving and
the cash received from the sale of
the produce be turned into the gen-
Is having a spur built from the South-
of suitable articles from all persons
interested in the work of the Red
Cross, whether members of an aux
iliary or not. The proceeds of the
salo will be used to purchase supplies
for the Red Cross work throughout
A special delicacy which may be
sold during the sale on Monday, Tues
day and Wednesday, is wild ducks,
special permission having been grant
ed by the state game warden to sup
ply the market for this sale.
Any person in Springfield or vicini
ty wishing to give donations of fruit.
Jellies and vegetables tor the Red
Cross Thanksgiving food sale are re
quested to leave their articles at the
home of Mrs. George Catching on the
corner of 7th and C streets, who will
make delivery to Eugene on Monday
evening. All bread, pies and cakes
are to be left at the same place Tues
day afternoon and will be delivered
to Eugene In time for tho sale on
MRS. J. C. DIMM,
Socretary Springfield Red Cross
Officers Are Sworn In
At 12 o'clock noon Monday the new
city officers were sworn in and be
gan their duties. They are E. E.
Morrison, mayor; W. W. Long and B.
F. SIdwell. councllmen; J. E. Ed
wards, recorder and O. B. Kessey,
treasurer. The retiring officers are:
E. E. Morrison, mayor; M. M. Peery
and J. W. Coffin, ocuncllmen; H. E.
Walker, recorder and O. B. Kessey,
Jurymen Are Dismissed
Tho Jurymen who havo been serv
ing In circuit court wore dismissed
Tuesday afternoon and the trial
docket was closod for the term. This
was ono of, the longest sessions in the
history ot tho Lane county court.
Tho rogular Jury, in session for
seven weeks, waa sent homo last
SUPS TO PUBLIC
Opportunity Is Offered to All
Citizens to Help Defeat Au
tocracy of Prussians. I
LIMIT OF LOAN - FIXED
Persons of Small Means May Now
Practice Thrift and at Same Time
Help the Government.
The war savings stamp brings to-
every home the opportunity to help'
in the defeat of German autocracy
and at the same time it brings an op
portunity for safe investment ot
earnings, backed up by the resources
of all the American people.
Uncle Sam offers a ?5 stamp for
$4.12 during the .months of December
and January. Beginning with Feb
ruary, the cost of the stamp will In
crease one cent each month during
the year 1918.
The limit of this loan for the en-
tiro country is $2,000,000,000. That
is equal to about $20 for each man,
woman and child. The allotment Is
made on the basis ot population for
Subscribing will be as easy as buy
ing a postage stamp. War savings
stamps will be on sale at postoffices,
banks and at other convenient places,
such as railroad stations, stores and
factories. There is nothing compli
cated about the plan at any point.
Any person'with 25 cents in change
can make a start by buying a thrift
stamp. With this purchase will be
given a thrift card containing space
for 1C stamps. These stamps will not
bear interest until the card is filled,
when it may be exchanged for a war
savings stamp by paying a few cents
difference between $4 and the value
of the war savings stamp at the date
The most business will come
through the war savings stamp.
which has a redemption value of $5
in 1923, bearing an interest rate ot
4 per cent from the time It is pur
chased. When the first scamp is
purchased a war savings certificate
is supplied without cost. This con
tains space for 20 war savings
If purchased during December and
January a war savings stamp will
cost $4.12. Twenty such stamps,
enough to fill out the certificate, will
cost $82.40 It purchased before Feb
ruary 1. This sum will give the
holder a certificate which the gov
ernment will redeem for $100 on Jan
uary 1, 1923.
There is no chanco to lose as tho
government will buy back the cer
tificates at any time after January 1,
1918, upon giving ten days' notice at
the postofflce. Not only will tha
purchaser then receive money back,
but will be paid Interest at the rata
ot one cent a month on each war
saving stamp on the certificate, or
approximately 3 per cont.
Inducement to thrift is one ot tha
cardinal features of the plan. One
who is putting 25 'cent pieces into
thrift stamps In order to couplote a
full war savings stamp will be ani
mated by the same 'spirit as the one
who has started with the stamps to
complete a certificate. These drib
lets will converge into a mighty
stream ot millions and billions.
No rich man can monopolize in,
this loan, although the rich man will
be welcomed on the same basis aa
all others in doing his bit.
No one parson can hold more than
$1000 in. war savings certificates, and
no purchase of more than $100 can
be made at any time.
Will Go to Goldendate
Arthur Johnson, of Goshen, who la
a high school student ot Springfield,
wU leave soon for Goldendate, Wash-
J ' "i ''l. .1 ' ' L 111 I L . Yt
IQKiuq, wuuru ae will kbbidi, uarn. cj.
KT capman anfl 'hor son in the gen
eral merchandise store at that place